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Living with gynaecological cancer, Part 5.1 – Women’s stories – Claire’s story cervical cancer
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse (AUS, 2013)
Claire’s personal story of developing cervical cancer at age 29. She speaks of how she copied with diagnosis and treatment, and life after treatment.
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 (YouTube video)

Faces of cervical cancer – women with cervical cancer
Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (AUS)
Lots of women’s personal stories of cervical cancer. They have had a wide range of experiences, so these stories highlight that each woman is unique, and even their treatment is unique to them.
 (web)

Cancer stories: Sarah
Cancer Council NSW (AUS)
Sarah shares her experience of being diagnosed with cervical adenocarcinoma at age 26, including trachelectomy surgery.
 (web)

Aboriginal cancer journeys: Our stories of kinship, hope and survival
Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council; Cancer Council New South Wales (AUS, 2010)
A book of short personal stories from Aboriginal people who have experienced cancer.
  (25-page PDF booklet)


Last Updated: 26 August, 2019 3:44 pm